Scientists have three theories.
Beavers offer lessons about managing water in a changing climate, whether the challenge is drought or floods
Letting nature's expert engineers lead the way.
Pessimism reigned supreme.
Studies show talk therapy works, but experts disagree about how it does so. Finding the answer could help professionals and patients.
AIs can imitate but not innovate — for now, at least.
The LHC has a long, productive life ahead of it. An upgraded version, called the “High Luminosity LHC,” will be available in 2028.
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The crisis of the Anthropocene challenges our traditional narratives and myths about humanity's place in the world. Citizen science can help.
You don’t have to “feel the burn” to see improvements to your health and well-being.
The bird demonstrates cutting-edge technology for devising self-folding nanoscale robots.
You'll be able to sleep through a war.
Fish are surprisingly good in numbers tests — a skill that sometimes makes the difference between life and death.
Elephants mourn the dead, dolphins give names to each other, and insects can recognize faces. The animal world is much smarter than we think.
Turning off a gene called “Myc” has a surprising effect in male fruit flies: They start courting other males.
The more horror we consume, the harder it becomes to find a good scare. These genuinely unsettling movies should get you in the mood for Halloween.
The road to intelligent life is a series of hard steps.
The Vertebrate Genomes Project may spell good news for the kakapo and the vaquita.
He was also a eugenicist — but at least he could draw pretty pictures.
The biology behind your office's air conditioning war.
It's spooky, and it's happening all around us. And inside us.
These enormous centipedes are straight out of science fiction.
There are dozens of learning and development conferences to choose from each year. Here are 10 of the most popular, along with what makes them unique.
The apes taught sign language didn't understand what they were doing. They were merely "aping" their caretakers.
From Amazon to the US Army, everybody wants one (or 150).
There are issues with Kinsey's data, but his books revolutionized Americans' thinking about sex and sexuality.
Individuals and organizations can maintain a strong and enduring identity by repeatedly remaking themselves.